GNFC Training

Training is a Cornerstone of Effective Scouting Programs Being a leader in the Boy Scouts of America is a privilege, not a right. The quality of our Scouting program and the safety of our youth members require high-quality adult leaders.

Please note you must pre-register for all live trainings. Trainings are subject to cancellation if minimum class size is not met.


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Information for Experienced Leaders

BSA National Training UpdatesBasic Training RequirementsTraining Course CodesNational Advanced Youth Leadership ExperiencePhilmont Leadership ChallengePhilmont Training Center


Council Training Contacts

Council Training Chair Bob Germony (716) 440-2372 germony@gmail.com
Council Staff Advisor Dick Hanaburgh (716) 512-6219 dick.hanaburgh@scouting.org
Onondaga Training Chair      
Polaris Training Chair Mark Gaynor (716) 812-8798 markgaynor1112@gmail.com
Red Jacket Training Chair Jillian Knight   jillian_m_knight@yahoo.com